Why Not Replace 20 Percent of Business Trips with Videoconferences?

The meetings industry has a few answers to that question.

In a July speech describing the European Union’s “Digital Agenda for Europe,” Viviane Reding, the EU’s Commissioner for Information Society and Media, said the following: “If businesses in Europe were to replace only 20 percent of all business trips by videoconferencing, we could save more than 22 million tons of CO2 per year.”

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